Who? Femi Abosede (vocals, saxophone, keyboards) and (not shown) Jay Hay (saxophone), Babari Williams (trumpet, trombone), Ebenezer (bass), Pajoe (guitar), Kofi (keyboards), Kwame (drums), Booker (keyboards), Easy (congos), Dele (maracas) and Dami (keyboards).
WHERE? Saturday (September 1), 11 pm, at Harbourfront Centre's Brigantine Room as part of Fresh.
key fast facts? Nigerian-born, Toronto-based Afrobeat boss. Abosede picks up the funky West African beat where founder Fela Kuti left off. The sprawling Culture Force band kick out neck-snapping funk mixed with jazz and R&B. Like Kuti, Abosede isn't afraid to stir things up. Culture Force's overdue debut CD is titled Nigerian Government.
IF YOURE INTO: Fela.